October 1, 2000 |
I was excited to see the Alhambra again. When I toured the Moorish fortress-palace complex here in 1991, it became my favorite site in the world. Not until my recent return visit did I realize I had forgotten what the Alhambra looked like. My enduring memory of that first trip to this city in southern Spain is of my traveling companions: John, from England, and Karen, from Canada.
June 22, 1992 |
Italy defeated Israel, 83-63, to move into the Group A lead of the European Olympic basketball qualifying tournament at Granada, Spain. In other games, Poland rebounded from an opening night loss to defeat Switzerland, 79-66, and France defeated Albania, 108-67.
May 23, 1991 |
Ben Johnson will run Saturday in Granada, Spain, in his first 100-meter race since the 1988 Olympic Games, when he set a world record but was disqualified for using steroids. Johnson will reportedly receive $35,000 appearance money.
April 27, 1986 |
An earth tremor registering 4.3 on the Richter scale shook the southern city of Granada near Spain's Costa del Sol on Saturday, causing alarm but no injuries or damage, officials said.
May 26, 1991 |
Ben Johnson, running the 100-meter dash for the first time since testing positive for steroid use at the the 1988 Olympic Games, finished fifth Saturday in an international track and field meet at Granada, Spain. Johnson got off to a good start, but Dennis Mitchell of the United States blew past him at the halfway point and won by four meters in 10.18 seconds. Johnson was clocked in 10.54. Nikolai Antonov of Bulgaria finished second in 10.
May 23, 1985
A butane gas explosion and fire at a crowded restaurant in Granada, Spain, injured 79 people and damaged nearby buildings, the civil governor's office said. Authorities said the explosion at the Meson Andaluz restaurant came just moments after police arrived at the scene and began cordoning off the area in response to complaints by neighbors of a strong gas odor.